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Mini Tornado Made Cats Fly and Smashed Trees in Surrey

A quaint little British tornado landed in the town of Chobham on Saturday night, terrorising the local cats, damaging property and knocking out power in parts of Kent, Sussex and Surrey as it blew across the home counties. Read More >>

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RAF Tornado Jets are Flying With 3D Printed Spare Parts

RAF contractor BAE Systems has revealed that some Tornado jets have been flying with spare parts built using a 3D printer, with layered metallic replacement bits featuring in some test flights last month. Read More >>

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The Destruction of the Oklahoma Tornado As Seen by Google Maps

This is beyond sad. If you've been keeping up with the tornado that leveled Moore, Oklahoma, you probably saw the destruction it left behind. It looked like a movie set war zone or the aftermath of the apocalypse. But it was real. Google released satellite imagery showing what the destruction looked like from above. It's not pretty.
Google's Crisis Centre reveals the tornado's path, showing the damage outline and specific damage points. Some areas are so severely damaged it's almost unbelievable. In addition, Google revealed satellite imagery from April 29th, 2013 (before the tornado) and May 22nd, 2013 (after the tornado) to show us the before and after. Read More >>

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This Spectacular Sea Tornado Will Shrink Your Gonads

Sea tornados off the coast of Australia are not new. But this one is particularly striking and huge. It was filmed this Sunday at Batemans Bay, in New South Wales. Read More >>

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Watch This Tornado of Fire Swirl Around the Australian Outback

For 40 minutes, a bush fire burning across the Australian Outback swirled in a terrifying and breathtaking column of pure flame. The tornado of fire was caught on camera by Chris Tangey, of Alice Springs Film and Television, who was scouting locations in the area when the fiery twister erupted before his eyes! [DailyMail] Read More >>

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What Being Inside a Tornado Looks Like

If you've ever wondered what being inside the swirling terror of a tornado looks like, watch this video. It's footage from a school bus that got trapped inside the destructive spin of the grey cyclone. It's utterly terrifying. Read More >>

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I Have Never Seen Anything Like These Tornadoes On the Surface of the Sun

I've seen many sun flares, but I've never seen anything like this video showing several dark plasma tornadoes on the surface of the Sun, captured by the Solar Dynamics Observatory. It's simply mesmerising and bloody amazing. Read More >>

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Rainbow vs Tornado Is Like Good vs Evil, Ponies vs Scorpions, Tofu vs Pork

This is a pretty picture of a rare occurrence: the odd coupling of a rainbow and a waterspout dancing side by side (waterspouts are tornadoes over water.) Read More >>

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